The webpage for the upcoming workshop is officialy open
FIG Commission 3 Workshop
"The Empowerment of Local Authorities:
And Commission 3 Annual Meeting
Proceedings page is updated with all papers and presentations.
Next FIG Commission 3 in November 2012 to be held in Athens, Greece!
The aim of this workshop is to study the impact of spatial information and spatial planning tools on economic, social and environmental aspects of local authorities in general, and on the empowerment of local authorities in particular. The aim is also to investigate the international knowledge and practice on how surveyors may assist real estate markets, good governance, environmental management and planning initiatives by providing reliable spatial and relevant infrastructures.
Please refer to this link to view information in French, and also please note that simultaneous translation in French and in English will be provided during the two days of workshop.
Please review relevant workshop documents at bottom of page (also here).
Date: October 25-28, 2011
Venue: Ordre des Géomètres, 40, avenue Hoche, F-75008 Paris, France (getting there - section updated).